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The '''American Cancer Society''' ('''ACS''') is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. Established in 1913, the society is organized into eleven geographical divisions of both medical and lay volunteers operating in more than 900 offices throughout the United States. Its home office is located in the American Cancer Society Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The ACS publishes the journals ''Cancer (journal)|Cancer'', ''CA (journal)|CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians'' and ''Cancer Cytopathology''.
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Founded date1913
Founder| location = American Cancer Society Center
Atlanta, Georgia (U.S. state)|Georgia
OriginsNew York, New York|New York, New York
Key peopleGary M. Reedy, Chief Executive Officer
Otis Webb Brawley, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Richard C. Wender, MD, Chief Cancer Control Officer
Robert E. Youle, Chair, Board of Directors
Area servedUnited States
Focus"To save lives by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and fighting back."{{Cite web |title= Who We Are |url= |work= ACS website |accessdate= 2013-11-17 |archiveurl= |archivedate= 2013-10-01 |deadurl= no}}
MethodCancer research, Public policy (law)|public policy, education and Community service|service.
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